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Dan Nethery

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August 14th 2007
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Metasan or Sanamp or Stornxt...Advice please...
by Harcharan Singh 6 years ago
Hi, We have a 8Gbps Fibre SAN with following configuration : 1. HP 380p Gen8 server with Window Server 2012 2. Infortrend 8Gbps 2851 64TB Storage 3. Rorke Galaxy 8Gbps 24TB Storage 4. Qlogic 5800 8Gbp
Re: Metasan or Sanamp or Stornxt...Advice please...
by Dan Nethery 6 years ago
Built a system 6 1 2 years ago with SanMP. Realized the limitations of the Volume Level Locking and the file system on the raid, and bailed to MetaSan. MetaSan is great! About a dozen machines 4x Larg
Chaining the Opacity of an Adjustment Layer...
by Dan Nethery 6 years ago
When I change the opacity of an adjustment layer, I only get an off or on. No fade up over time... Any thoughts is this a bug or limitation of pp thanks, dan.
Re: Chaining the Opacity of an Adjustment Layer...
by Dan Nethery 6 years ago
Kevin, Thanks for the fast reply! I updated my cuda driver... And it did nothing... I changed my render setting to the mercury playback engine to the software only... did nothing to help... Then I pul
Zoom Motor using a Lanc Controller....
by Dan Nethery 6 years ago
I have built a lens motor that can be controlled with a Lanc controller. I built it more for the goal of a zoom control. I plan is to do a kickstarted to get the build cost down. So here's what it doe
Zoom Motor using a Lanc Controller....
by Dan Nethery 6 years ago
I have built a lens motor that can be controlled with a Lanc controller. I built it more for the goal of a zoom control. I plan is to do a kickstarted to get the build cost down. So here's what it doe
Re: Zoom Motor using a Lanc Controller....
by Gavin Newman 6 years ago
Sounds interesting for an ROV project I am working on. Does your design incorporate limit switches to stop the drive motor at each end of the zoom gavin
Auto generate field data
by Dan Nethery 7 years ago
Is it possibles to generate field data based on a combination of other user field data
Re: Auto generate field data
by Dan Nethery 7 years ago
That's a great idea! Thanks Bryson
Teranex is delayed again!!!
by Dan Nethery 7 years ago
When will it ship I have a couple of shows that want to use it on. I had years of great success scaling HD shows for ESPN airs for years. I have all of my 4th quarter delivers shipping end of next wee
Re: Teranex is delayed again!!!
by Baz Leffler 7 years ago
I hear you man! I too have a backlog of PAL to NTSC transfers and a whole swag of 50i to 59i conversions; and I ordered mine way back in May... so May I please get mine soon......
Worker Node and Custom Fields in Server Query tab...
by Dan Nethery 7 years ago
How do I make my custom fields to show up in the server query term tab when I creating an action that reacts to a Server Query trigger.. Thanks for any help! dan.
Re: Worker Node and Custom Fields in Server Query tab...
by bryson jones 7 years ago
First, you need to check how many user fields you have enabled in the Worker's general preferences. That's a commonly overlooked setting. The default is 3. If you are looking for the names, if you sav
Sony FS100 MTS Proxy encode error.
by Dan Nethery 8 years ago
When I try to generate proxies I get an error say codec not supported. I installed Xuggle to allow me to play back the clips. But I'm not sure were to start to trouble shoot. Thanks a million for any
Re: Sony FS100 MTS Proxy encode error.
by Dan Nethery 8 years ago
Yeah we are pretty pumped about workgroup! We are planning on have a couple of interns digitize content from the last 15 years and keeping the proxies online for search. Now if they would add Nexidia'
New HyperDeck 2.5 Beta software available now.
by Kristian Lam 8 years ago
Hi, Thanks for all the feedback about the HyperDecks. Based on your feedback, we have just released the HyperDeck 2.5 Beta software and it is now available from our website. This beta release adds RP1
Re: New HyperDeck 2.5 Beta software available now.
by Dan Nethery 8 years ago
Juan Salvo is right, the only way to make it auto start stop with a sony F3 over SDI is to set the camera to Rec Run for TC and set the shuttle to "When SDI Timecode Runs". Then to punch record, then
Hyperdeck Shuttle 2
by Asaf Blasberg 8 years ago
Hello, Now that it supports DNxHD, is it possible to hook up a 2.5" hard disk drive instead of a solid state drive like a Western Digital Scorpio If I'm only capturing compressed HD files Is it fast e
Re: Hyperdeck Shuttle 2
by Dan Nethery 8 years ago
No, If you plug the HD into the Shuttle or the Studio they will not recognize the drive at all.
Shuttle 2???
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Hello, I ve just read about the Hyperdeck Shuttle 2. Does this mean I can throw my Shuttle right into trash because DNxHD recording will not be able with it via software update Greetings Rafael
Re: Shuttle 2???
by Dan Nethery 8 years ago
I'm not complaining! Your prices have forced other other companies to compete! I have had a 98% up time with Blackmagic design gear... I did have 4 power supplies for HyperDeck Studios die the other d
HyperDeck Studio DNxHD + Calibrated = Big Win!
by Dan Nethery 8 years ago
I bought 5 HyperDeck Studios the other day hoping to record as DNxHD for live production. I use 4 of them for ISO and 1 for a Directors cut. Our work scenario is we shoot 24 1 -2 hour teaching session
Re: HyperDeck Studio DNxHD + Calibrated = Big Win!
by Dan Nethery 8 years ago
We haven't been able to get TC, so I have someone logging when all of the camers are shooting the same action and the guys cutting just sync by eye. TC Would be amazing!
Kona 3 HD to SD....
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
Does anyone know if it's possible to down covert a video via software using the Kona 3 hardware I have a couple of videos that I need to deliver to DVD. FCP and Compressor don't seem to be the greates
Re: Kona 3 HD to SD....
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
16x9 is the way to go. Most of the TVs that people are going to have anymore are going to be HD 16x9 TVs. So when the TV or blue ray players scale the video up to fit the display it will fill the scre
No Tracking data key is still up after tracking Data....
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
No Tracking data key is still up after tracking Data.... Is there some were that I clear out all of the tracking data from I have deleted all of the render from the project... Dropped transmissions of
Re: No Tracking data key is still up after tracking Data....
by Eberhard Ammelt 9 years ago
I guess this is with Lock & Load Frames not L&L X Please make sure the sequence in out points are cleared throughout the stabilization process - from tracking to rendering. Regards, Eberhard
After Effects/ No realtime Ram Previews....
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
I have a Mac Pro dual quad core, 16GB ram, Nvidia quadro 4800 fx, and an internal raid that moves at about 350MBs. I can't get real time ram previews from HD or SD. I have the same machine at work min
Re: After Effects/ No realtime Ram Previews....
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
Thanks for the input matt, but that didn't help I have a kona 3 card. But I'm not using it for playback. It's fully updated and I'm running it 64bit mode on the machine. (But I did make sure in the aj
EX1 SDHC Card formated.... Needs to be recoverd...
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
SO I had a shooter format a SDHC card in the camera and realized that he formatted the wrong card. He pulled it out right away before he shot any video to it. Does anyone have any suggestions on how I
Re: EX1 SDHC Card formated.... Needs to be recoverd...
by Olanrewaju Olakunle 9 years ago
Try photorec from http: www.cgsecurity.org wiki PhotoRec and if that does not work (though it will mostly on pc but you may have problem with audio) you then try http: www.aeroquartet.com thats' your
Archive to Tape like Avid...
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
So does anyone have any solutions for this In Avid, you can Archive to Tape. It takes a minimized copy of your Timeline, and rolls it to a tape. Then when you want to bring a clean copy of the final e
Re: Archive to Tape like Avid...
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
We had looked into that. It starts to take away the connivance of bringing stuff back online... It take forever to transfer 50gbs off of a BRD. It's a heck of a lot quicker to wait for a video tape. t
Archive Sequence to Tape...
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
So if I remember correctly.. on an Adrenalin that we had we used to be able to archive a sequence to a tape. The avid would grab all of my clips from the timeline and put handles on them then roll the
Re: Archive Sequence to Tape...
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
Thanks for the help Grin. Now I hope to find something similar in Final Cut Pro... We use the media manager to Minimize out Project and archive to a couple of drives, But I trust a HDCAM tape more.
XDCAM Transfer Software Logging thoughts...
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
When we log our clips in the Transfer Software, we prefix all of the clips with a sequential number. The sequence carries from disc 1 to the last disc from the shoot. This help to find a clip when you
Re: XDCAM Transfer Software Logging thoughts...
by Jim McNally 9 years ago
Shotput Pro can let you customize naming. You could check if it does what you are looking for. Jim McNally The Commercial Factory www.commercialfactory.com
Blu-Ray / Dual Layer Burner...
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
I need to buy a new burner. We author a lot of Dual Layer stuff, and I thought I would spend the extra money and make sure we got something to handle Blu-Ray too. I need it to be an external drive. If
Re: Blu-Ray / Dual Layer Burner...
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
I bought a Lace External Burner. http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 602325-REG LaCie_301856U_d2_Blu_ray_Drive.html I have been very happy with it. The drive it has Pioneer BD-RW BDR-205 in it. If yo
DL Disc Inspection...
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
Does anyone know of a software that can Inspect the integrity of a burn, and or look at the size of the data on one layer of a disc verse the other I prefer Mac. thanx for the input.
Re: DL Disc Inspection...
by Michael Sacci 10 years ago
There is a program called DVDAfterEdit that gives you a lot of ways to look at the build of a disc, It also gives you the ablility to make changes to the disc. Overall a great tool. The problem with a
Need help ingesting P2 Cards to laptop....
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
We had a stink the other day. One of our cameras got damaged during the travel to the location. So we are using a loner for a couple of days. Not quite sure what camera it is, but it's a P2 format. Th
Re: Need help ingesting P2 Cards to laptop....
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
Shane... That was perfect help. I have fedex off a firewire cable and the driver on a disk.... with most of your instructions. You are the hero of the day. In honer of your great talent and help... Cl
Connecting 2009 iMac to HD televison for preview
by Rob Hindley 10 years ago
I am using a analog digital converter with dv (Firewire400) and RCA outputs. Previously I did this, I had to run the signal through a video player first. Is there anyway I can just run the signal from
Re: Connecting 2009 iMac to HD televison for preview
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
You could buy two cables and a cheap HD TV w HDMI from the Wal-Mart... It wont be a pixel for pixel picture.. It is down and dirty... But works. Mac will recognize that it is a HD TV and give you the
GeForce GTX 285 VS ATI Radeon HD 3870
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
Which one to buy.. I have a machine that I need to upgrade the graphics card. I have been an ATI Man for a long time. Any suggestions. I'm not to worried about the price... If a quadro would make FCP
Re: GeForce GTX 285 VS ATI Radeon HD 3870
by Erik Lindahl 10 years ago
I think Color is still very optimized for ATI's card. Back in the day when ATI was the only GPU developer for Mac Final Touch came and only ran on G5s with the highest end ATI card available. It seems
Rendering in the Background?
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
So if I can Easy Export.... Render and Compress in the background to a movie file and keep working... Then can I just start rending a sequence and move over to another sequence and keep working Does a
Re: Rendering in the Background?
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
It's to bad that you couldn't Start an Export... then FCP would render and compress the sequence.... Once it was done all of the rendering it did would leave that render in place. In the sequence... I
Pro Tools and Internal Intel Mac Raid?
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
I just put 3x 500GB Seagate Drives in my Intel Mac Pro and Raided them 0 with 32kb sector size with Mac Disk utility. I made sure the raid was formated Mac OS Extended (Journaled) as per Pro Tools LE
Re: Pro Tools and Internal Intel Mac Raid?
by Greg Curda 10 years ago
Hi Dan, To amplify Ty's point, why would you need RAID It seems everyone elses PTLE systems run fine just using straight project drives, no RAID... In fact, I've never encountered a PT system that had
Reconform FCP to Pro Tools
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
So we are using the OMF export from FCP to Pro Tools LE with the Digitranslator. Every now and the we will have to tweak a show after we have done our audio mixdown in Pro Tools. Is there any way in P
Re: Reconform FCP to Pro Tools
by Peter Groom 10 years ago
HI You need to look at http: www.virtualkaty.com Thats what it does and very well too. Peter Peter
Closed Captioning embedded on HD
by Dan Nethery 12 years ago
Does anyone know of any kind of software that will embedded CC on to an HD project. I'm using a kona 3 card to my HDCAM deck. We are paying another company to provide the caption file. I would prefer
Re: Closed Captioning embedded on HD
by Dan Nethery 10 years ago
No, I have been emailing and calling Aja for the lst year . They are like Sony... "just a few more months" and still nothing. Contact Jason at MacCap... They have an HD solution and their cap software
Graphics Cards for FCP / Mac Pro / Leopard
by David Jahns 11 years ago
I had a Quad-Core MP, running 10.4 and an X1900 (512 MB RAM), and it was a sweet machine - running FCP, Color, and Motion - all in 1080p. I recently upgraded to an 8-core MP, which came pre-installed
Re: Graphics Cards for FCP / Mac Pro / Leopard
by Dan Nethery 11 years ago
your old ATI card will work fine if you put it in your new machine... I just did this with 4 machines in our office. I bought 4 new workstations and gave them to our lead editors... but had issues wit
Sharing Scratch Disk Folder...
by Dan Nethery 11 years ago
Can FCP share the same scratch disk folder on a San It seems like it should work because all of the files that are generated in there are based off of the project name. I don't think you can open the
Re: Sharing Scratch Disk Folder...
by Dan Nethery 11 years ago
Hey Mr. Dave, do you guys have a san there If so what kind of san software, and what kind of raids
Quadro FX 5600 1.5GB...
by Dan Nethery 11 years ago
Should I buy a quadro card for After Effects Or should I put the money into something else. I'm working off of a large and very fast Fibre SAN, have 10Gigs of Ram and a quard core 3.0. Will that graph
Re: Quadro FX 5600 1.5GB...
by Dan Nethery 11 years ago
Hey Jan thanx for the info. I do a lot of compositing with camera moves. I used to have a quadro card a few years back, but didn't know if it still made a difference. I was really hoping to hear from
Need Pro Sound Effects library suggestions
by Brad Jenkins 11 years ago
Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Im looking for professional sound fx library. Currently Im working on a project where i need several "CSI" type swoosh woosh transition sounds, and would als
Re: Need Pro Sound Effects library suggestions
by Dan Nethery 11 years ago
Hey brad... Video Copilot's Designer Sound FX.... best thing you can buy for $100. We produce a few shows for ESPN and this is all we use for them. He also has a few good tutorials to go with it. It's
Sharing FCP Scratch Disk (Folder)
by Dan Nethery 11 years ago
I haven't heard any thing bad.. But I have also never rally heard anything about it. Can a bunch FCP workstations share the same directory for a scratch disk I would think so... If everything is based
User Error....
by Dan Nethery 11 years ago
So I did something dumb. I went into my preferences and chose my Video Preview Out as my Main Cinema Display, and I can no longer access my after effects interface. All I can see is video or just a bi
Re: User Error....
by Kevin Camp 11 years ago
users username library preferences adobe after effects version# the file is called something like adobe after effects version# prefs if needed you can actually toss the entire folder that contains the
HDW-D1800 Edit to Tape....
by Dan Nethery 12 years ago
I have a Kona 3 card, and I'm using the Kona3 29.97 Sony VTR B settings for my deck control. I can roll off to tape fine, but I need to send time code also. Does anyone know what the settings should b
Re: HDW-D1800 Edit to Tape....
by Jeremy Garchow 12 years ago
FCP does not send timecode via HDSDI. You have to pre-stripe the beginning of your tape (or use black and code from FCP) and then assemble on from the appropriate tc in point and deck control via RS42
Link to website...
by Dan Nethery 12 years ago
Can you set a link in a menu to launch a the users web browser and go to a website. thanx, dan.
Re: Link to website...
by George Wing 12 years ago
There used to be an application called eDVD that let you add buttons to an existing DVD (not sure if you can still find a copy of that around the net). I heard "rumors" of a new product at the mediach
What is the most reliable san solution
by Dan Nethery 12 years ago
What is the most reliable san solution. Not one that you have to ask people to unmount the drive so you can have Write Permission. Thanx for the input dan.
XDCAM HD Dub....
by Dan Nethery 12 years ago
Can I Dub an XDCAM Tape back to the same deck, preserving the clips We FTP into our deck and suck the files off of the tape, then log the folders with the transfer software... But we can't copy back t
Re: XDCAM HD Dub....
by Dan Nethery 12 years ago
XDCAM HD Disc...
Xpress Pro To Adrenaline....
by Dan Nethery 12 years ago
I want to get my project from an xpress pro to my media composer adrenaline... I had another editor send me his Avid MediaFiles folder to me and an omf file tweaked for automatic duck to import into f
Re: Xpress Pro To Adrenaline....
by grinner hester 12 years ago
he can send ya the project and you can batch the bins. he can also throw that media on a forewire drive and senbd it to ya. You can drag that into your OMFI folder(s) and be rockin from the get go. FC
PDW-F70 FTP....
by Dan Nethery 12 years ago
Has anyone been able to FTP into the PDW-F70 using mac OSX I want to be able to mount it like a drive..... Then maybe the transfer software will work over network.... Without copying the whole disc fi
Timecode Breaks
by Dan Nethery 12 years ago
So here is what I have: FCP 5.1.4 OSX 10.4.10 AJA Kona3 2 xServe Raids DVW-A500 Sony Digibeta deck HVR-M10U Sony HDV deck Intel Mac quad Dual-Core 2.66GHz So what happens is I
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